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 The Sharenet Daily 
Monday, 04 July 2011 - 20:00
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Stock Exchange News Service (SENS)

S.African assets edge higher in thin trading

By Stella Mapenzauswa and Mmathabo Tladi

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's rand edged up against the broadly struggling dollar on Monday and bonds edged up slightly with latest data showing continued foreign demand for high yielding local debt in the last 10 days.

Stocks ended a muted session higher, notching up their sixth straight day of gains led by Gold Fields and Steinhoff, tracking global equities on optimism about the global economy.

Traders said volumes were thin all round, with the United States out of the market for Independence Day, meaning some of the moves on the day might have been somewhat exaggerated.

The yield on the benchmark 2015 bond fell by four basis points to 7.49 percent while that on the longer-dated 2036 gave up three basis points to 8.575 percent.

"It's been dead quiet today, being a U.S. holiday; nothing much happened. You can't read too much into the bond yield moves because we did not see any decent flow, it was very thin trade," a bond trader in Johannesburg said.

"It was mostly locals in the market today. We'll see tomorrow what happens. We've got the auction and should get some direction from that."

The National Treasury will issue 1.3 billion rand worth of the 2017 bond and 800 million rand of the 2041 issue at its weekly debt auction on Tuesday.

Foreign demand for local bonds has risen steadily in recent months after a heavy sell-off at the start of the year.

Latest data from the JSE securities exchange showed non-residents were net sellers of South African debt on Friday, but have purchased over 4.3 billion rand of bonds in the past 10 days, attracted by relatively higher yields.

At 1558 GMT the rand traded at 6.7170 to the dollar, up 0.25 percent from Friday's close at 6.7335, as weekend news of a debt plan for Greece lifted risk appetite.

"I think the rand is mainly led by the external situation at the moment. Eyes are still on Greece, and it seems dollar appetite isn't there at this time, hence appetite for risky assets, particularly the rand is in focus." Anisha Arora, an emerging markets analyst at 4CAST said.

"In the coming week we may need some sort of trigger to break 6.70," she added.

On the bourse, the JSE Top-40 index of blue chips picked up 0.55 percent to 28,736.97 and the broader All-share index added 0.48 percent to 32,077.79.

"The volume has been low ... on balance some of our global stocks appear to be trending higher and driving the market up," said Paul Theron , chief executive officer of fund manager Vestact.

Gold Fields topped the gainers' list on the blue chip index, helped by a higher bullion price and a spate of broker upgrades in recent weeks.

Shares in the company rallied 3.07 percent to 97.34 rand.

Furniture maker and retailer Steinhoff climbed 2.31 percent to 23.47 rand, after the company said late on Friday it raised 1.2 billion euro loan refinancing deal that extend its debt maturities.

On the flipside, fixed phone operator Telkom dropped 2.61 percent to 36.52 rand as the deadline passed for investors to receive its next dividend payout.

Mon, 04 Jul 2011
Top News
Kenya has become the fourth country in Africa to open up to genetically modified (GM) crops after approving laws to allow their production and importation.  Full story

Growth in South Africa's new vehicle sales quickened to 12.6 percent year-on-year in June at 44,880 units, the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers (NAAMSA) said on Monday.  Full story
Venezuela's ever-theatrical President Hugo Chavez made a surprise homecoming on Monday after cancer surgery in Cuba and declared himself "fine" despite speculation he may still require lengthy treatment.  Full story
Ratko Mladic was ejected from the courtroom at the U.N. war crimes tribunal on Monday after the former Bosnian Serb commander heckled the judge when he read out a charge of genocide and entered a not guilty plea on his behalf.  Full story
LONDON, July 4 (Reuters) - European shares extended a winning run to six sessions on Monday, as worries about Greece receded further, though strategists. . .  Full story
Integrated oil stocks helped Britain's top shares end higher on Monday, when gains were limited by weaker banks after Standard & Poor's warned. . .  Full story
Gold prices rose 0.6 percent on Monday as investors took advantage of the metal's dip to six-week lows last week to buy into. . .  Full story
Hong Kong began the third quarter on a strong footing led by a bounce in China-related plays on optimism over a possible slowdown. . .  Full story

The Nikkei stock average climbed above 10,000 for the first time in two months on Monday, boosted by buying from Asian investors, but. . .  Full story
Australian stocks gained 0.4 percent on Monday to hold above the 4,600 mark, helped by stronger metals prices and stronger U.S. factory data. . .  Full story
World stocks rose on Friday on news that U.S. factory activity expanded more than expected in June, but weakening industrial production in Asia. . .  Full story
Gold fell around 1 percent on Friday to record its second straight weekly loss, dragged down by fund selling amid commodity weakness and. . .  Full story
SA Business
South Africa's rand steadied against the dollar on Monday, with potential for gains this week as investors could turn towards high-risk assets after Greece secured emergency loans at the weekend.. . .  Full story

Matilda Mnwana, a 72-year-old pensioner in the Johannesburg township of Soweto, built a house and put her six children through school, all without the help of a bank.. . .  Full story
South African miner Metorex said on Monday that it had still received no firm offer from any party other than Brazil's Vale, which has made a $1.1 billion offer for it.. . .  Full story
South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said on Monday it will resume wage talks on Tuesday with the Chamber of Mines, which represents major gold miners such as Gold Fields,. . .  Full story
Company News
Shareholders are advised that GROCAP, a wholly owned subsidiary of AFGRI OPERATIONS LTD, who in turn is a wholly owned subsidiary. . .  Full story
Dawn advised of the following change regarding executive responsibilities. During the past 24 months, Mr Lou Alberts has expressed the desire. . .  Full story
Shareholders are advised that the Annual Report of the company for the year ended 31 March 2011 was posted on Monday,. . .  Full story
Rockwell announced progress with the diamond value management programmes which it recently initiated to enhance diamond recoveries as well as changes. . .  Full story

Ceramic shareholders are referred to the announcement published by the company on SENS on Wednesday, 1 June 2011 regarding the notice. . .  Full story
The Sunday Times Business Times reported that Investec plc was considering disposing of its Swiss wealth management unit. This is in. . .  Full story
According to Business Day, Santam said it had last received 418 tip-offs and reported 58 incidents of insurance related fraud, worth. . .  Full story
According to Business Day, Nedbank has been the best performing share of the big four banks in the first six months. . .  Full story
World Markets (Spot Prices)
NameTimeRPMove% Move
JSE Overall17:0032077.79152.320.48%
JSE Top 4017:0028736.97158.410.55%
JSE Gold17:002333.2124.501.06%
JSE Financial17:0021716.3815.120.07%
JSE Industrial17:0033351.30204.270.62%
JSE Indust 2517:0028006.36183.550.66%
JSE Resource17:0054171.51286.220.53%
DJ Futures17:5012534.0020.000.16%
DJ Ind01/0712582.77168.431.36%
SP 50001/071339.6719.031.44%
FTSE 10017:356017.5427.780.46%
All Ords08:374670.4022.500.48%
NZSE 5007:323478.493.490.10%
NameTimeRPMove% Move
Gold/R kg19:46323413-2254-0.69%
Brent Crude19:46111.23-.73-0.65%
Rand / Dollar19:596.7230-0.0110-0.16%
Rand / Pound19:5810.78780.00680.06%
Rand / Euro19:589.7708-0.0182-0.19%
Rand / NZD19:595.57790.00520.09%
Rand / AUD19:587.2183-0.0367-0.51%
Yen / Dollar19:5880.80000.01000.01%
Euro / Dollar19:580.68780.00030.04%
Dollar / Euro19:581.4532-0.0007-0.05%
Pound / Dollar19:580.6212-0.0012-0.19%

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The JSE Today
Trading Statistics

Major Moves Up
SharenameSaleMove% MoveVolume
1 RAINBOW  179918911.74.%788
2 URONE  20351357.11.%35347
3 CADIZ  325154.84.%21650
4 PNR-FOODS  59602454.29.%81555
5 TRADEH  625254.17.%26500
6 PETMIN  302124.14.%1213389
7 EOH  1940703.74.%267141
8 BELL  1500503.45.%9847
9 A-V-I  32251033.30.%1823530
10 PINNACLE  935283.09.%51459
11 GFIELDS  98742943.07.%1384007
12 PARACON  18552.78.%17550
13 EASTPLATS  565152.73.%330897
14 YORK  36992.50.%10600
15 MMG  12632.44.%12500
16 ELBGROUP  2150512.43.%19400
17 STEINHOFF  2347532.31.%7191771
18 EQSTRA  695152.21.%208859
19 DISTELL  71501502.14.%6031
20 JDGROUP  4308831.96.%240644

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Major Moves Down
SharenameSaleMove% MoveVolume
1 PBT  120-10-7.69.%501
2 WITSGOLD  3700-300-7.50.%3034
3 DORBYL  240-15-5.88.%100
4 TREMATON  142-8-5.33.%50000
5 JUBILEE  230-10-4.17.%313496
6 CAT  1450-62-4.10.%108168
7 BRIMST-N  700-25-3.45.%328500
8 AFRIMAT  377-13-3.33.%1650
9 ONELOGIX  116-4-3.33.%29201
10 AMA  175-5-2.78.%96189
11 KAP  255-7-2.67.%327750
12 HOSP-B  730-20-2.67.%2740
13 ZEDER  258-7-2.64.%227163
14 TELKOM  3652-98-2.61.%3794308
15 AFRO-C  195-5-2.50.%125970
16 TRNSHEX  317-8-2.46.%84059
17 METROFILE  200-5-2.44.%853613
18 ILLOVO  2612-63-2.36.%166633
19 TFG  8680-208-2.34.%526248
20 ANOORAQ  469-11-2.29.%5005

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New Highs
SharenameSaleHighMove% MoveVolume
1 A-V-I  322532451033.30.%1823530
2 ELBGROUP  21502150512.43.%19400
3 MONDILTDP  687969741291.91.%200420
4 LEWIS  863386751331.56.%738814
5 WOOLIES  30303049411.37.%1480995
6 MONDIPLCP  69557011460.67.%1301915
7 TIGBRANDS  2006020279110.05.%238137
8 DIGICOR  3503600.312512
9 CAPCO  21252162-21-0.98.%121081

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New Lows
SharenameSaleLowMove% MoveVolume
1 JUBILEE  230220-10-4.17.%313496
2 HOSP-B  730725-20-2.67.%2740

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Index Summary
Index NameRPMove% Move
Top 4028,736.97158.410.55%
Mid Cap42,540.1443.010.10%
Small Cap32,202.09-39.30-0.12%
Resource 2054,171.51286.220.53%
Industrial 2528,006.36183.550.66%
Financial 158,187.292.430.03%
Financial & Ind. 3031,113.53165.520.53%
All Share32,077.79152.320.48%
Oil & Gas 27,330.98187.020.69%
Mining 35,438.06177.800.50%
Gold Mining2,333.2124.501.06%
Platinum Mining69.46-.05-0.07%
Oil & Gas Producers 14,695.36100.550.69%
Basic Materials 30,083.41150.500.50%
Chemicals 14,119.01120.660.86%
Forestry & Paper 14,921.1088.230.59%
Industrial Metals 30,151.6994.990.32%
Industrials 28,365.1180.520.28%
General Industrials 77,153.61342.860.45%
Consumer Goods 27,564.59232.490.85%
Automobiles & Parts 3,455.5615.850.46%
Household Goods149.1632.31%
Health Care 33,517.4685.960.26%
Beverages 84.71.730.87%
Food Producers 48,806.99534.111.11%
Index NameRPMove% Move
Personal Goods 439.462.300.53%
Consumer Services 54,117.15403.160.75%
General Retailers 42,
Travel & Leisure 3,737.531.430.04%
Media 85.201.321.57%
Support Services 2,432.08-14.98-0.61%
Telecommunications 70,208.67250.560.36%
Financials 21,716.3815.120.07%
Banks 40,584.9859.320.15%
Non-life Insurance 31,742.06-24.25-0.08%
Life Insurance 15,979.89-39.97-0.25%
General Financial 2,285.574.140.18%
Technology 22,184.38375.421.72%
SHARIAH TOP40 3,172.20180.58%
FTSE/JSE SHARIAH ALL3,235.83170.52%
COAL MINING23,193.44-269-1.15%
FTSE JSE Fledgling 4,673.31290.61%
FTSE/JSE Alt X 1,074.4710.11%
RESOURCE 29,851.741570.53%
DIVIDEND PLUS169.3200.16%
FTSE/JSE RAFI 406,704.21280.43%
Capped Top 4014,987.00820.55%
Capped All Share16,159.63750.47%

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Latest Consensus Changes**
CodeCompany NameStatusUpdated
Results Expected**
ExpectedCompany NameFin. Date
13 Jul 2011AQUARIUSJune 2011 (Q)
13 Jul 2011AQUARIUSCVTJune 2011 (Q)

Recent Dividends**
Share NameDec-DateLDTPay-DateAmount
BEIGE11-06-3011-07-1511-07-25R 0.0015
NICTUS11-06-3011-07-1511-07-25R 0.0950
PRIMESERV11-06-2911-07-1511-07-25R 0.0250
HUDACO11-06-2911-08-1211-08-22R 1.3000
AMECOR11-06-2911-07-1511-07-25R 0.0800
Ex Div**
Share NameDec-DateLDTPay-DateAmount
TFG11-05-2611-07-0111-07-11R 2.1200
TELKOM11-06-1311-07-0111-07-11R 1.4500
INVICTA11-06-0111-07-0111-07-11R 1.2600
CROOKES11-05-3111-07-0111-07-11R 0.6500
ILLOVO11-05-3011-07-0111-07-11R 0.3400

Upcoming AGMs**
CodeCompany NameDateStatus
VMKVerimark Holdings Ltd08/07/2011Unconfirmed
STAStratCorp Ltd08/07/2011Confirmed
SPASpanjaard Ltd08/07/2011Confirmed

Stock Exchange News Service
04/07/201117:35 Pinnacle Technology Holdings Limited - Acquisition by Pinnacle of an
04/07/201117:30 AFGRI Limited - Cautionary announcement relating to the potential disposal
04/07/201117:13 Lonmin Plc - Total Voting Rights and Capital as at 30 June 2011
04/07/201117:11 Mercantile Bank Holdings Limited - Company Announcement
04/07/201117:05 Beige Holdings Limited - Dealings in securities by Directors
04/07/201116:59 Mvelaserve Limited - Director`s dealings in Mvelaserve securities
04/07/201116:39 Grand Parade Investments Limited - Dealing in securities by an associate
04/07/201116:33PGFP - PSG Financial Services Limited - Dealing in PSG Financial Services
04/07/201116:29 Distribution and Warehousing Network Limited - Change in chairman
04/07/201116:28 Basil Read Holdings - Dealings in securities by non-executive directors of
04/07/201116:19 Metrofile Holdings Limited - Notice of general meeting
04/07/201116:00ABCD02 - Absa Bank Limited - Notice of Expiry and maturity
04/07/201115:45 Telkom SA Limited - Appointment of independent non executive director
04/07/201115:45 British American Tobacco p.l.c. - Notification of transactions by
04/07/201115:44 SACoil Holdings Limited - Dealings in securities
04/07/201115:25 Crookes Brothers Limited - No change statement and notice of Annual
04/07/201115:20BIIVU - iVuzi Investments Limited - Listing of Tap Issue
04/07/201115:18 Esorfranki Limited - Director`s Dealings
04/07/201115:00BIIND - iNdwa Investments Limited - Listing of Tap Issues
04/07/201115:00 Kelly Group Limited - Director`s dealings in securities
04/07/201115:00 Platmin Limited - Update: Disruptions at Pilanesburg Platinum Mine
04/07/201114:46 Invicta Holdings Limited - Directors Dealing In Securities
04/07/201114:44 Cashbuild Limited - Changes to the board of directors
04/07/201114:39 RBA Holdings Limited - Withdrawal of cautionary announcement Re -
04/07/201114:32 Rockwell Diamonds Incorporated - Rockwell provides a diamond value
04/07/201114:18 Oceana Group Limited - Resignation of company secretary and appointment of
04/07/201114:05BIEDC1 - Edcon (Proprietary) Limited - Interest Rate Reset
04/07/201113:30 Anglo American plc - Directors` Interests
04/07/201113:29 Imuniti Holdings Limited - Dealing in securities by director
04/07/201113:23 Ceramic Industries Limited - Results of general meeting
04/07/201113:11 Tradehold Limited - Dealing in securities by a director
04/07/201113:00 AVI Limited - Voluntary announcement of repurchase of own shares
04/07/201112:52 Imuniti Holdings Limited - Change in designated advisor
04/07/201112:17 Hardware Warehouse Limited - Dealings in securities by a director
04/07/201111:25ABCD02 - Absa Bank Ltd - The instrument economics have expired as outlined in
04/07/201111:20 Adcorp Holdings Limited - Retirement and appointment of a new Company
04/07/201111:18ABTP05 - Absa Bank Ltd - Absa Bank Ltd hereby gives notice of the expiry and
04/07/201110:44DEUT - Deutsche Bank AG - Amendment: Issue of new index equity waves
04/07/201109:58 Insimbi - Dealings in securities by directors
04/07/201109:28 SA French Limited - Results of Rights Offer
04/07/201108:39 First Uranium Corporation - Director Dealing in securities
04/07/201108:16 Simmer & Jack Mines, Limited - Change to the board of directors
04/07/201108:15 Datatec Limited - Logicalis acquires Detroit IT Service Business Netarx
04/07/201108:01RAFFIN - Newfunds eRAFI(TM) SA Financial 15 Index ETF - De-Listing of 900,000
04/07/201108:00RAFIND - Newfunds Erafi(Tm) SA Industrial 25 Index ETF - De-Listing of 900,000
04/07/201107:10 British American Tobacco p.l.c.- Transaction in own shares
04/07/201107:10SYN839 - Synthesis Funding Limited - New Financial Instrument Listing

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